Newcastle

In the Bible, it’s called an ass

After I read Ed Saiz’s letter to the editor (Reader Input, April 18), I felt compelled to write one addressing “Such language before Easter.” What about other tim ...

USA has taken strange turn

Seriously, are there still birth certificate people out there? It is apparent that no matter what Obama does it will never be enough for most Republications. I was 7 years old when ...

Guns cause more trouble than end it

I would not feel safe in Gordy Ainsleigh’s world where everyone is allowed and encouraged to carry a gun (“Citizenry needs its firearms,” Reader Input, April 11). ...

Act local, show support for Measure A

Quite some time ago I became suspicious of public officials and special interest groups using words that make me feel good, and lately I have been hearing about the citizens of Aub ...

Another View: Take a look at the homeless around us

Editor’s note: Supervisor Jim Holmes is up for reelection June 5. He is facing challenger Robert Grigas of Newcastle in District 3.During my time as a Placer County Superviso ...

People getting taxed mightily

Re: “Rural Auburn residents speak out against $150 fire fee, (Journal, April 4):I am so disgusted with both the local and state governments.Two weeks ago we received a questi ...

Hoodies signal regime change

The recent display of Assembly members wearing “hoodies” was outrageous. These were not high school or college students but elected officials sworn to uphold the law. They iden ...

Gun escalated Trayvon tragedy

The true facts about what happened between George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin may never come to light. One fact, however, is indisputable. Had George Zimmerman not been carrying ...

Inaction has consequences

Recently I invited a young couple to a meeting of the local tea party. They must have been expecting a room full of wild-eyed seditious hell-raisers. “My God,” the young lady c ...

Our View: Honor hit-and-run victim by moving over

If last week’s tragic death of tow-truck driver David Robinson Jr. has taught us anything, it’s to be more aware of what’s happening when we’re behind the w ...

No thanks from one who pays

I would like to respond to the “thank you” that the chairman of the board of Newcastle Fire Protection District, Bob Stearns, wrote in the Auburn Journal (Reader Input, March 1 ...

Letter writer lacks respect

Robert Carrell’s “Knight Obama to the rescue” (Reader Input, March 16) is purely contemptible. The President of the United States phoned a young woman who was called ugly nam ...

Limbaugh’s a pervert

Re: “Knight Obama to the rescue,” Reader Input, March 16: So, Mr. (Robert) Carrell, I would laugh at your letter if it wasn’t so pathetic. I think it was very nice of Preside ...

Women’s rights a presidential issue

Imagine my surprise returning home from the weekend to read my Friday Auburn Journal (“Knight Obama to the rescue,” Reader Input, March 16). Are you married, Robert (Carrell)? ...

Thank you, Newcastle

On behalf of the Newcastle Fire Department and the Newcastle Fire District board of directors I would like to thank the Newcastle voters for their confidence and support in getting ...